Social Justice Activity: Casper’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities

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Date(s) - January 17, 2022
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Here is the latest Schedule for Casper’s MLK Celebration on Monday, January 17, 2022: 

9:30 am: Participants begin to arrive at ART 321, 321 W Midwest Ave.) to view “Turn the Dream into Action” student art show and prepare for the march.

9:50 am: Rev. Dee Lundberg will share a few words and get the marchers started.

10 am: March begins from ART 321 to 1st United Methodist Church, 302 E. 2nd St.

11 am: Celebration begins at 1st United Methodist Church. See a sneak peek of the updated Casper Freedom Trail video, hear the Casper Day of Service Proclamation, take the Pledge of Nonviolence, and drop off donations for Project Homeless Connect (suggestions below)

12 pm: Celebration ends: Drive the Casper Freedom Trail and explore the sites (map below)

2 pm: Showings of the video begins at The NIC, 400 E. Collins Dr.

We are also requesting donations of personal hygiene items to be distributed to our Casper neighbors facing homelessness and other challenges (suggestions below). Please bring items to the 1st Methodist Church on January 17th. Contact Erich Frankland or Janet de Vries for more information, or email news@uucasper.org.

The UU Casper Social Justice Group encourages everyone to participate!

May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'MLK DAY OF SERVICE JANUARY 17, 2022 Tuming the DREAM into ACTION! Project Homeless Connect Donation Collection Warm Essentials MLK & WY EQUALITY DAY OF SERVICE Basic Necessities Hygiene Essentials Adult Socks Hats Gloves Scarves Sleeping Bags Blankets Back Packs Comb Disposable Razors Fingernail Clippers Small Flashlight Wash Cloth Bar Soap (Reg. Size) Deodorant (Stick) Lotion Sanitary Pads (7-10) Shampoo/Conditioner Sunscreen Toothbrush/paste Donation Drop-off (Following the Cebration) January 17, 2022 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 1st United Methodist Church 302 2nd St, Casper, WY 82601 SERVE Wyoming'

Viewing the Virtual Program

Click here to view the final 2022 virtual program created by ServeWyoming, Martin Luther King Jr. & Wyoming Equality Day Celebration and National Day of Service, introducing the Casper Freedom Trail! The program will be available to view by anyone at anytime.